Is Lyme Disease the Next Ebola? Here’s What You Need to Know
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Is Lyme Disease the Next Ebola? Here’s What You Need to Know

Is Mother Nature trying to tell us something? Are the three evil trinity viruses/diseases like Ebola, Zika, and now Lyme disease, simply “Her” way of depopulating her over-crowded planet? Okay.…

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Why Can My Dog Get a Lyme Disease Vaccine and I Can’t?
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Why Can My Dog Get a Lyme Disease Vaccine and I Can’t?

Ever since Andrew Wakefield and his cohorts published an article in The Lancet that warned of the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine being linked to autism and bowel obstructions, the…

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A Lyme Disease Outbreak is Imminent – So Why Isn’t a Vaccine?
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A Lyme Disease Outbreak is Imminent – So Why Isn’t a Vaccine?

For most of us, a nice stroll in the woods is a leisurely activity for relaxing or light cardio. But for disease ecologist Richard Ostfeld, a walk in the New York…

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Bitten by a Tick at 10: Her Years-Long Battle with Lyme Disease
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Bitten by a Tick at 10: Her Years-Long Battle with Lyme Disease

The tick bit Margie when she was 10, marking the start of a battle with Lyme disease, a battle that continues to this day, into Margie’s 50s. Hers is a story…

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The Uncertainties of the Affordable Care Act and Your Rare Disease Coverage
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The Uncertainties of the Affordable Care Act and Your Rare Disease Coverage

With the new administration, questions of coverage, the ACA and how it effects those of us affected by rare disease have been causing major concern. Today at the 2017 Legislative…

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Las 6 emociones que tendras cuando se te es diagnosticado con una enfermedad neurologica
The emotions that come along with a chronic neurological illness can be a whirlwind.

Las 6 emociones que tendras cuando se te es diagnosticado con una enfermedad neurologica

Ser diagnosticado con una enfermedad neurológica crónica puede ser vindicación después de años de incontables visitas de especialistas, pruebas e investigaciones. Sin embargo, existe todavía un tipo de período de…

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Editor’s Choice: What is Your Resolution This New Year?

Happy Almost-New-Year Patient Worthians! What is your new year resolution? As someone living with a chronic illness, mine is to get back to my cardiologist for that much-needed check-up I've…

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Editor’s Choice: Thanksgiving Gratitude in the Face of Rare Disease

Happy Thanksgiving Patient Worthians! We hope you are recovering from big meals and continuing to spend time with family this weekend. Editor's choice this week focuses on gratitude expressed by our…

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